AboutAlexandria Old Town Dental

Alexandria Old Town Dental is an Alexandria based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. The doctors and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 703-763-1078 and experience why our patients think Alexandria Old Town Dental is the best dentist in Alexandria.

Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry

Dr. Mahesh Yalamanchili

Dr. Mahesh Yalamanchili’s calming nature and attention to detail are what patients value most about him. He diligently keeps up with the latest advancements in dental techniques to give patients the highest quality of care.

He has experience in numerous dental specialties including cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, oral and periodontal surgeries, and orthodontics including Invisalign®.

He believes in developing a thorough and comprehensive treatment plan unique to each patient’s needs. He focuses on communication before, during, and after each treatment to develop trust and long-term relationships with his patients.

Dr. Mahesh Yalamanchili was born and raised in Fairfax Station, VA. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise. He then went on to obtain his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. Following dental school, he continued his education at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, NJ to receive advanced training in managing medically compromised patients and gain experience treating inpatient and same-day surgery patients.

Outside of dentistry, you’ll likely find him exploring local wineries, traveling, and spending time with family, friends, and animals. He also enjoys cooking and eating at new restaurants.


  • American Dental Association
  • Virginia Dental Association
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Education

  • DDS Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry 2019
  • BS in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise 2015
  • Professional Experience

  • Owner of Alexandria Old Town Dental, 2022- Current
  • General Practice Residency, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center 2019-2020
  • Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry

    Dr. Eddie S. Longman

    Dr. Longman’s compassion for his patients and keen eye on keeping up with the latest dental technology are what patients and staff appreciate most about him. Getting to know patients and treating them with the most effective cosmetic and restorative methods are what sets Dr. Longman’s successful 40-year-old practice apart from others.

    He strongly believes that an enthusiastic professional staff caring for patients in a comfortable environment results in the best experience for both patient and dentist.

    Dr. Longman’s experience in tooth-saving endodontic therapy has given him a firm grasp of this technique that many general dentists don’t have. He has performed thousands of root canal procedures. He is certified in advanced cardiovascular life support and is highly experienced in cosmetic dentistry services.

    Dr. Longman has always enjoyed science and holds a BS in Chemistry and a sub-major in Biology. His love for science combined well with his desire to become a dentist.

    He grew up in a family of seven in Norfolk, Virginia. His older brother is also a dentist. Dr. Longman is a proud father of three sons. Two sons are physicians and one is an attorney. He and his wife, a nurse, enjoy downhill skiing and take frequent trips to Steamboat Springs, Colorado with their six grandchildren as they did with their children.

    An early riser, Dr. Longman rarely misses his morning kinetic stretching routine. He is a big believer in taking care of body, mind and spirit.


  • American Dentistry Association
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • DOCS Education
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

  • Diplomat of AADSM

  • Education

  • D.D.S. Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry 1971
  • BS in Chemistry, University of Richmond 1967
  • Conscious sedation graduate of DOCS
  • Sleep dentistry training from DAG

  • Professional Experience

  • Owner of Alexandria Old Town Dental, 1982 - Current
  • Lt. US Naval Dental Corp. 1971-1973
  • General Practice Dentistry, Alexandria, VA 1973-present
  • Orthodontics & General Dentistry

    Dr. Wanda M. Goldhush

    Dr. Wanda Goldhush grew up wanting to be a dentist and has been practicing for over 20 years. She is the only dentist in her family. She is most experienced with cosmetic dentistry, braces, dental sleep medicine, and TMD.

    Dr. Goldhush’s patients especially like that she is a good listener. She truly enjoys getting to know both her patients and their families. She feels it is important to work closely with her patient to come up with a realistic approach to treatment that is comfortable for both patient and dentist to achieve the best results.

    As a child, she loved helping people and making them smile. And, as you can see, Dr. Goldhush still has that passion today.

    She grew up the oldest of three children in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Dr. Goldhush and her husband have three teen-aged children. They reside in McLean, Virginia.

    She enjoys hiking and skiing with her family and loves to read when she finds that rare quiet time.


  • American Dentistry Association
  • Virginia Dental Association
  • Northern Virginia Dental Society
  • International Association For Orthodontics
  • American Academy of Craniofacial Pain
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Virginia Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

  • Education

  • Certificate for continuing education in the Study of Orthodontics – U.S. Dental Institute
  • Certificate for Advanced General Dentistry, University of Minnesota Dental School, 1989
  • DDS with honors – Medical College of Virginia, 1988
  • BA – University of Virginia, 1984

  • Professional Experience

  • Has practiced with Dr. Longman since 1991
  • Private Practice – Virginia Beach, 1989-1991
  • Airway Health Solutions Verified Airway Dentist™

    Orthodontics & General Dentistry

    Dr. Denis Andrew Peper, Jr.

    Dr. Peper’s real joy of and satisfaction in meeting and treating patients shows. He thrives on interacting daily on a personal level with patients while utilizing both his engineering and artistic talents in dentistry.

    A compassionate and thorough treatment approach rewarded him with the establishment of his own successful dental practice in Arlington, Virginia for 22 years. He has been performing state-of-the-art dentistry for nearly 38 years, including 24 years of complex INVISALIGN TREATMENT since its origin in 1999. Dr. Peper joined Dr. Longman’s practice in 2011. He was drawn to the warm family environment Dr. Longman has created for his staff and patients here at Alexandria Old Town Dental.

    A great proponent of attention to detail and mindful care, Dr. Peper has experience in numerous specialties: endodontics, oral and periodontal surgeries, and orthodontics including 24 years of Invisalign® experience. As an artist, his major specialty is cosmetic dentistry.

    Dr. Peper grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona and Lynchburg, Virginia. He has fond memories of playing baseball as a child and grew up across the street from Jim Palmer. All-State high school baseball recognition led to a baseball scholarship from the University of Virginia. There, his passion for science led to a career in dentistry.

    Dr. Peper resides in Alexandria and enjoys spending time with his 20-year-old daughter. He is an avid golfer, a boating and fishing enthusiast and has a great love for the outdoors.


  • BA University of Virginia, Chemistry
  • DDS Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry

  • Professional Experience

  • General Dentist, Warrenton, VA 1985-1987
  • Owner General Dental Practice, Arlington, VA 1987-2010
  • Associate, General Dentistry, Alexandria, VA 2011-present
  • Reconstructive Dentistry

    Dr. Anh-Minh Phan

    Dr. Anh-Minh Phan was destined for a career in the medical field. At the early age of six, she carried around a first-aid kit she put together all by herself. She has been practicing dentistry now for nearly 20 years.

    Her love of combining art and science in her dentistry is evident. She thoroughly enjoys a challenge. Her specialty, prosthodontics, combines cosmetic and functional restoration to greatly improve a patient’s oral functioning and smile.

    Dr. Phan thinks dentistry is a fascinating career as she feels she can be both creative in her treatment solutions and take different approaches to caring for each patient. Her compassion, careful listening to patient concerns, and expertise in sedation put her patients at ease.

    She grew up in Vietnam with her parents and five siblings. Dr. Phan admits to an unceasing quest for knowledge, whether it’s continuing education courses to keep on the cutting edge of her profession or learning a new language. She would love to teach dentistry again. Dr. Phan lives with her husband in Falls Church, Virginia.


  • American College of Prosthodontists
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry

  • Education

  • Professional education: Dental school, Medical College of Virginia (MCV-VCU)
  • Conscious Sedation: Graduate – Miami Valley Hospital, OH
  • Post Graduate Studies: Maxi Course in Implant Dentistry, Howard University Dental School
  • Post Graduate Degree in Prosthodontics: Temple University School of Dentistry – Philadelphia, PA
  • Externship in Implant Dentistry: St. Petersburg, FL Clinic

  • Professional Experience

  • Has practiced with Dr. Longman since 1996
  • Associate Professor at Temple University School of Dentistry
  • Director of Co-Op at Temple University School of Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentist

    Dr. Heba Rashed

    Dr. Rashed grew up in Northern Virginia where she earned her Bachelors of Science degree in global and community health at George Mason University. She then completed her dental training at the Virginia Commonwealth University where she found her passion of treating children. She then pursued her specialty training in pediatrics at the University of Maryland where she cared for children from infancy to adolescence and those with special health care needs. Dr. Rashed is committed to providing children with a positive dental experience and building a lifetime of good oral habits. In her free time Dr. Rashed enjoys trying different cuisines at local restaurants and spending time with her husband and two children.

    Children’s Dentist

    Dr. Omar El-Sayed

    Omar El-Sayed "Dr. Omar" was born and trained in Northern Virginia. Majoring in Finance, Dr. Omar never planned on being a dentist. After volunteering across refugee camps in Greece he decided to pursue a career in pediatric dentistry.

    He loves working with children and is passionate about providing quality care for all pediatric patients and is currently pursuing specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Nemours Children's Hospital.

    Dr. Omar is very comfortable treating patients with special health care needs and takes pride in treating every patient like they are one of his own. He strongly believes in giving every child the tools they require for a successful dental visit, understanding the tool kit may be different for each child.

    He received his undergraduate degree from George Mason University. Dr. Omar attended the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, he was elected to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honorary dental fraternity, which is reserved for the top ten percent academic average and service among dental graduates.

    Dr. Omar is happily married, has two children and interests outside of dentistry include biking, swimming, basketball, soccer, skiing, and spending time with his family.


  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Virginia Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Virginia Dental Association
  • Education

  • DDS University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Dentistry
  • Post-Baccalaureate in Health Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Georgetown University, Executive Degree in Financial Planning
  • George Mason University, BS in Finance
  • Meet Our Staff

    Fallan P.

    Fallan P, Receptionist, joined the Alexandria Old Town Dental front office team in 2009. She ensures that every patient has a pleasant visit by warmly greeting patients as they arrive, scheduling convenient appointments and assisting with insurance details.

    Fallan enjoys the opportunity to expand her knowledge of the dentistry field and apply her skills as a front office team member to improve office efficiency. She takes the time to follow up with patient requests. Patients appreciate her professional friendly demeanor.

    Fallan is the mother of one and enjoys the fun activities that the Washington DC area has to offer.

    Lyndsie P.

    Office Manager

    Lyndsie P, Receptionist, joined the Alexandria Old Town Dental front office team in 2011. She works in conjunction with the front office team and the hygienists to schedule patient appointments. She provides estimates for dental treatment plans. She instructs patients, who are being monitored for sleep apnea, on the use of their Pulse-OX watches. Lyndsie enjoys working with patients and approaches each day with a friendly cheerful attitude.

    Lyndsie lives in Mount Vernon with her family and enjoys many outdoor activities along the Potomac River.

    Tommy C.

    Office Manager

    Tommy C, Office Manager supervises and oversees the front office staff. A graduate of the University of Missouri Kansas City, Tommy has been with Alexandria Old Town Dental since 2005. He enjoys interacting with patients and improving his knowledge of the dental field. In August 2012 Tommy completed the DAG Omaha Sleep Seminar in Omaha, NE. With this new knowledge, Tommy has implemented procedures to screen patients with sleep apnea.

    Tommy and his wife live in Fairfax. They have one daughter.